JAG comes alive with an impressive exhibition of prints: ‘Coming of Age 21 Years of Artist Proof Studio’

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Coming of Age opens at the Johannesburg Art Gallery I haven’t been to an exhibition at the Joburg Art Gallery for ages –  somehow JAG’s PR doesn’t market its events successfully (suffering from the City Council’s budgetary woes?).  So to go to the opening event on Sunday 6th May and see the Gallery literally bursting at the seams with both people […]

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A contemporary take on Coriolanus – also showing at Cinema Nouveau, Rosebank

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Coriolanus at Cinema Nouveau With 3 or 4 screenings a  day there is still time to see Coriolanus before it goes of circuit. Ralph Fiennes contemporary production has been called ‘the thinking person’s action movie’. Peter Bradshaw of  The Guardian writes: ‘Ralph Fiennes’s intelligent take on an unloved Shakespeare links it not only to the 1990s Balkans, [much of it […]

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Happy Hundredth Birthday to Craighall Park!

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Craighall Park turns 100 Feels like spring not autumn here in Jozi with temperatures of  27°  over the week-end.  And what better way to enjoy the unseasonably warm weather on Saturday than at the Craighall Park Centenary Open Day. I have had the privilege of living in Craighall Park for nearly 40 years (terrifying thought!) and […]

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